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Choosing a Skill Building Toy for Your Special Needs Child

How to Select a Toy for a Special Needs Child Regardless of the unique challenges your child faces, the right toy can help them develop and hone essential skills. Fine and gross motor skills, sensory processing skills, language development, spatial awareness, and a host of other skills can be encouraged with the right toys. Playing […]

12 Awesome Online Toy Stores For Children With Special Needs

12 Awesome Online Toy Stores For Children With Special Needs

Getting your hands on toys that encourage play for children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities used to be a difficult task.  Walking into toy stores for children with special needs was next to impossible. These days, anyone who knows and loves a child with special needs can simply hop online to research and purchase […]

Our Readers Share Their Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions

Special Needs Gifts Readers Share Their Thanksgiving Traditions Back in October, we asked our readers to share their Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions and if their story was selected, they received a $10.00 Amazon Gift Card. Winners were selected and notified earlier this month. Here are their stories! “We use to do the traditional big family dinner […]

Tips for Parenting Special Needs Children

Being a parent is difficult and definitely trying on the nerves, but being a parent of one or more special needs children requires a special parent indeed. Special needs children require more attention, guidance and assistance with everyday tasks. Some of the things that have certainly helped me are structure, patience, and time for me. […]

tips for traveling with special needs kids

Tips for Traveling with Special Needs Kids

Traveling with children can be a challenge or simply an adventure. The only difference being attitude and planning. Traveling with special needs kids just requires a little more planning. Don’t be afraid, be adventurous and include your children in some of the planning. Often when children are involved, it is more comforting and less stressful […]